Electoral leet

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A leet is the list o candidates or nominees that's been pitten forrit for a post, office or poseetion, for ordinar them that's thocht the maist suitable. Whiles uised for ony list o bodies waled for some ettle or ither.

  • A lang leet or muckle leet is the list o aw candidates for a poseetion etc.
  • A short leet is the final list o candidates for ony poseetion etc. efter less suitable candidates haes been drappit frae the lang leet, kent as shortenin the leet.

A leet is pitten thegither for the waled or prize-winnin beast at an agricultural shaw.